Larry LaVern Fairchild

January 12, 1941 — May 18, 2021

Larry LaVern Fairchild

Larry L. Fairchild of Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Ascension – St. Mary’s of Michigan. He was 80 years old. Larry L. Fairchild was born on January 12, 1941, in Saginaw, Michigan, to the late Cyrus LaGrand and Amelia (Yurcso) Fairchild. He was a 1959 graduate of Saginaw High School. Following graduation, Larry proudly enlisted in the United States Army serving as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War, receiving many awards and commendations until his honorable discharge. Upon his return, Larry began working as a truck driver at his father’s business, AC Garbage Service. In 1969, Larry, started his own company Tri-City Refuse Removal which he owned and operated until January 1, 1986. Larry continued to operate his affiliated company Fairchild Waste Control through December 2018. Following his retirement, Larry began the hobby of real estate investment. He was a member of the American Legion Post 22, the VFW, and participated in many Civil War reenactments throughout the country over the years. Larry had an innate ability to connect with all people and truly loved serving coffee and visiting with all the customers at Fuzzy’s. He was also an avid coin and antique collector. Larry will forever be remembered for his love and knowledge of history, his charisma and energy, and for the love he had for family and friends.

Surviving are two children: David (Chris McKay) Fairchild of Caro; Amelia Fairchild of Frankenmuth; nine grandchildren: David Fairchild II, Ashley Fairchild and her fiancé, Brennan Derbyshire, Victoria Fairchild, Sarah Fairchild, Emma Fairchild, Sienna Kotch, Cheyenne Kotch, Shaylynne Kotch, and Shiloh Kotch; one great-granddaughter, Paisley Miller; longtime partner, Elaine Tambouridis of Saginaw; three brothers: Cyrus (Jan) Fairchild of Gladwin; Waldo (Sieglinde) Fairchild of Bridgeport; Jerry (Sharon) Fairchild of Gladwin; sister-in-law, Barbara Fairchild Saginaw. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Fairchild; former spouse, Emma Katherine (White) Fairchild.

A Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway. Rev. Rob Richards will officiate. Military Honors will follow under the auspices of the United States Army and American Legion Post #22. Private burial will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the funeral chapel on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services ordinance, face masks are required, limitations on the number of those gathering will be observed, and social distancing encouraged. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Larry LaVern Fairchild, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

6:00am - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

W. L. Case and Company- Dixie

5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw, MI 48601

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

1:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

W. L. Case and Company- Dixie

5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw, MI 48601

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

W. L. Case and Company- Dixie

5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw, MI 48601

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

W. L. Case and Company- Dixie

5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw, MI 48601

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree